With over 80 film and game credits, award-winning composer Eric Goetz has established himself as a master of creative melodic music that supports character driven narratives. From period genre films, to science fiction adventure games, to modern contemporary dramas, Eric finds the mood of the piece and gives it life. Using everything from full symphony orchestras, to jazz bands and rock bands, Eric's passion for working with live musicians gives his music a unique voice that stands out from the masses and has earned him numerous awards, including two gold medals at the Park City Film Music Festival in 2011, and Best Music for a Short Film at Seattle's Local Sightings Film Festival. Eric has worked with many notable clients including Mattel, Random House, Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, Sennheiser and several national Emmy-nominated filmmakers.
Eric started composing at a very early age, writing video game music on his TI-99 computer in BASIC. Eric went on to receive a B.A. in Music from Western Washington University, where he studied classical piano with Jeffery Gilliam and jazz with Chuck Israels (Bill Evans Trio). After graduating, Eric moved to Seattle and studied film composition with national Emmy-winning composer Hummie Mann, and accordion with the late jazz great Ken Olendorf.
When not scoring films and games, Eric tours with critically-acclaimed brainiac kids music band The Board of Education. Also a concert-music composer, Eric recently had his full symphony orchestra piece, The Dragonriders, performed by Seattle Symphony members at the prestigious Benaroya Hall.